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PAO Receives 2024 Communicator Award of Excellence for AD-X2 Documentary

Circle badge. Blue outer ring with black lettering reading Award of Excellence at the top and bottom. Inside is black with a lowercase A and then the words The 30th Annual Communicator Awards
Credit: Courtesy Communicator Awards

NIST's "The AD-X2 Controversy" documentary received a Communicators Award of Excellence in the General-History & Biography, category.

Individuals recognized by the AIVA for this video were:

  • Leon Geršković - Producer 
  • José Ricardo García - Director/Writer 
  • Robin Materese - Associate Producer
  • Jenny Wang - Motion Graphics

This year, the Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts (AIVA) received more than 3,000 entries from across the U.S. and around the world.

The AD-X2 Controversy
The AD-X2 Controversy
In the 1940s and ’50s, amid a booming economy and rapid scientific progress, a charismatic salesman sought to make his fortune with a chemical additive, AD-X2, that he claimed would revolutionize the car battery business. When tests from a prominent scientific agency showed that the additive was worthless, its director had to battle public opinion and political pressure to defend the importance of scientific integrity.
Created May 13, 2024, Updated May 15, 2024